Michael A. Bailin

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Michael Bailin "was President of the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation from 1996 to 2005. The Foundation seeks to improve conditions for people who live in poor and disadvantaged communities, and to support initiatives that create more innovative ways to serve people in need. Previously, Bailin was a founder, former President, and Chief Executive Officer of Public/Private Ventures (P/PV), a nationally recognized nonprofit organization dedicated to improving opportunities for young people in poor communities. Before joining P/PV in 1977, Bailin taught government and urban policy at Dartmouth College, and developed and directed its Urban Education Program in Jersey City, New Jersey. He also has practiced law and directed a national legal services demonstration in five cities. He has taught and served as Vice President for Administration and Community Services at Franconia College in New Hampshire; Deputy Director and Counsel of the South Street Seaport Museum in New York City; and Human Resources Consultant to the City of New York and The Ford Foundation. An honors graduate of Dartmouth College, Bailin attended Yale Law School as a Yale National Honors Scholar and earned, along with his law degree, a master's in Urban Studies from the Yale School of Art and Architecture. He has served as a board member and advisor to numerous public policy and human service organizations, and is a frequent speaker on youth and social policy issues." [1]

Vice Chair, Civic Ventures